TMS: STEVEN RAY OZANICH VIDEO Steve, author the book The Great Pain Deception, called by many the best book written on TMS and recovery from pain, tells how following the concepts and advice of Dr. John E. Sarno that most pain is psychologically caused and not structural, he healed himself from more than thirty years of various severe and debilitating pains. He explains that repressed emotions cause hidden rage within us that our subconscious mind causes a reduction of oxygen to parts of our body which create physical pain. Medication and surgery may temporarily relieve pain, but they are merely placebos and do not get to the root of our pain, which is psychological. I had felt severe back pain after lifting a heavy object, and healed about 90 percent after reading Dr. Sarno’s book, Healing Back Pain, and accepting his concept that my pain was not structural but psychological from repressed emotions. I still had about 10 percent of back pain because I thought that since I was 82 years old, at least some of my back pain was caused by the aging process. It was not until I read Steve Ozanich’s book that I healed, by telling my subconscious that I finally believed 100 percent that my back pain was from repressed emotions. I learned what those were through journaling about my boyhood when my parents argued about money problems during the 1930s Great Depression and divorced when I was seven years old. Feelings of abandonment, emotional and financial anxieties and others remained with me into adulthood and finally came to the surface when I lifted that heavy object. It left me in great pain, but now I am thankful for it because it led me to learning about TMS (Tension Myositis Syndrome) and Dr. Sarno’s book, and then to Steve Ozanich’s book which stopped my pain. There are many posts on TMSWiki.org about Steve and his book, a number of them by Steve in reply to people today in pain, to whom he offers healing advice based on his personal experiences related in his book.